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Hesperantha coccinea f. alba

A pure white autumn flowering rhizome with an exceptional vase and garden life.
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5 rhizomes

10 rhizomes

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Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Middle)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
September - November
Height
60cm (24in)
Group/Species
coccinea
Common name
Kaffir Lily
Moisture
Moist
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
10cm (4in)
Cultivation
Plant in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained in full sun, 10cm (4in) deep.

Description

A pure white autumn flowering rhizome with an exceptional vase and garden life. Like Camassias, these even thrive in places with high rainfall. Leave in the garden from one year to the next.

Hesperantha are clump-forming rhizomes, sent out in bags with loose soil to help keep them fresh. On arrival, if you are not ready to plant them straight away, open the tops of the bags and spray the clumps with water regularly to keep them from drying out. Divide the large clump into smaller sections when you are ready to plant them. They will establish and spread quite quickly.

Care Tips

Be patient if flowering is poor in the first year. Flowers best after wet summer. Deadhead to prolong flowering. Cut down stems after flowering.